This image represents all currently existing 12,765 nuclear warheads. Each warhead is numbered and labeled with the country to which it ‘belongs,’ starting with Russia, the country with the largest arsenal. The position of the pac-man is arbitrarily chosen, and it suggests a future in which a special force, i.e., pac-man, eliminates and defuses the bombs one by one.
Theo Deutinger (Austria, 1971) is an architect, writer and designer. He is the founder and head of The Department (TD), a practice that combines architecture with research, visualization and artistic thinking. At TD, Deutinger works at all scales, from global planning, spatial master plans, architecture to graphic and curatorial work. Deutinger is known for his theoretical writings on the transformation of European urban culture, and his socio-cultural studies such as the Handbook of Tyranny.